Shout Factory Narcisse of Nightbreed
Even horror fans with a passing interest in the genre are familiar with writer/director/innovator Clive Barker. The man responsible for iconic legends like Hellraiser and Candyman, he's given viewers fantastical images they're sure to never forget.
Unfortunately, even the most vivid of visionaries sometimes get their visions vivisected, which is what happened with the theatrical release of Barker's 1990 film Nightbreed. Originally envisioned as something of a "horror Star Wars" studio Morgan Creek had the film dramatically recut as less a fantastical epic and more of a thrill-a-minute slasher.
Barker's original vision had been lost for decades until this week when pop-culture preservationists Shout Factory's Scream Factory imprint released an against-all-odds definitive director's cut of Nightbreed.
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